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Developing a Comprehensive Landscape Maintenance Plan

Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Thaddeus Stevens College, Lancaster, PA
Advanced Training Workshops for Certified CBLPs (and other professionals!) Creating a comprehensive, adaptive landscape maintenance plan (LMP) for sustainable projects is a complex and involved process. During this interactive workshop, participants use the CBLP maintenance manual as a tool to help...

Understanding Acidified Foods Workshop

Friday, Sep. 28, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Prince George's County Soil Conservation District
Canning salsa, pickles, and other acidified foods for sale require special training. The University of Maryland Extension in Prince George's County is offering the "Understanding Acidified Foods Workshop" on September 28, 8:30am - 5pm at the Prince George's Soil Conservation District. The class is...

Deadline: LEAD Fellowship Program Accepting Applications, Seeking 25 New Leaders

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
LEAD Maryland Fellowship Applications Are Due October 1, 2018 The LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows,...

Global Challenges: Building Healthy Food Systems

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Adele H. Stamp Student Union, UMD College Park
University of Maryland College Park, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources invites you, this October 4, to the college's major summit focused on issues related to domestic and international food safety and security.We are thrilled to feature Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, 2009 World Food Prize winner as...

2018 Maryland Woodland Stewards Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center
The Maryland Woodland Stewards program teaches enthusiastic individuals how to be good stewards of natural land, and good advocates for forest and wildlife stewardship in their community. The Maryland Woodland Stewards Project (formerly the Coverts Project) is an educational program of University...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Tree ID for CBLPs

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Sandy Spring, MD
A training program for CBLPs new to woody plants! The morning is spent in the classroom working on tree ID skills. We’ll go outdoors in the afternoon, honing our ID skills in lovely Sandy Spring. We’ll use a combination of lecture, individual study, and team activities to build our powers of...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 - 10:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Crowe Plaza Hotel
This conference will feature a range of experts who will share ideas, opinions, and information on current legal issues that impact Delmarva’s agricultural and environmental communities. When: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:30 - 3:00 ( registration and breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.) Where:...

Informational Webinar - Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Series

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Webinar
This webinar will provide information on the Ag Conservation Leasig Workshops Series. These all day workshop will be presented at five different locations across the state in the winter of 2018 - 2019. For more information on this webinar, or the Agricultural Conservation Leasing Workshop series...

Transferring the Farm to the Next Generation - Central Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds, Dining Hall
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is collaborating with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Maryland Department of Agriculture,Nationwide Insurance, and the University of Maryland Extension to provide this farm succession workshop...

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Western Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Frederick County Extension Office
This is one workshop in a series of scheduled events to educate agricultural service providers, farmers, and landowners on strategies and resources to implement conservation leasing practices on leased land. For additional information and to register for the webinar or a workshop, visit https://...
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